expecting damaae from this storm.ú city leaders saa ttday say they are finding it hard to prepare >> since we do anticipate theú storm passing off the shore, about 200 miles offshore, froo ocean city, we are going to get some tropical winds. we will experienceesome flooding, in very low lying where we typicaaly get flooding and beech erosion and rrugh surf, so have to deal with it. >> wwll, despite that, city leaders are still expecting a bannee weekend here in ocean city today. but they do tell those coming to the city, not to begin to travel until all thh storm has passed. -e're live in ocean city today. jeff abell, fox 45 news "late edition". >> thann you very much jeff.3 >> as hurricane earl moves so close to the state. state emergency crews get prepared. at the maryland emergency headquarters, it is uiet at this hour. but a lot of work is eing doneú behind the scenes. plans, went into action ssnday.